When I first got to Japan, I realized that a lot of the things I used to eat in America require ingredients that are either hard to find or cost too much in Japan. I’ve had to learn to make due with what I can get in grocery stores, and I think I’ve done pretty […]
I thought I would share with you what exactly Japanese currency looks like, just because. I’m just going to dive right into it, but first I want to mention a few things worth noting: It’s name: “yen,” however, in Japan we pronounce it “en”The symbol:￥The exchange rate: horrible 1￥ front. 1￥ back. 5￥ front. 5￥ […]
All of the trees in the third picture will bloom with sakura (cherry blossoms) in the Springtime. The fourth and fifth picture are of the main bus stops (there are two bus stop areas: right outside the front entrance, about a 30 second walk from the first two pictures, and the closer one that […]
I already posted about onigiri (the rice balls with the seaweed wrapped around them) but now I wanted to show you my own version. Onigiri are about 100 yen here, give or take. Sometimes you can find them for as low as 50 in a sale, but sometimes they go up to almost 200 yen. […]
I’m sorry I haven’t updated in a while; I’ve been relatively busy. I actually have a whole list of things to post about, but I don’t have the pictures for one of the posts, and I kind of want to do them in order. Also, it takes me about 30 minutes or more on average […]
I decided to finally just brave it out and get myself a Keitai (cell phone). On the way out I asked one of my dorm managers and one of the helpers (Yutaka) to help me find out if there were any English speakers at the place I planned to go. It’s a good thing I […]
You can see the filling in the middle after I’ve eaten most of it.